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Indonesia plans fuel price hike to control ballooning subsid...
16 August 2022
JAKARTA: Indonesia plans to hike fuel prices to control ballooning energy subsidies, media reported on Monday, citing comments from the country's energy minister. The price hike...
Mida and Perodua seek to automate and digitalise local auto ...
15 August 2022
Arham (left) and Zainal Abidin. KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government wants to upgrade the local automotive supply chain and is working with Perodua to get the ball rolling. T...
Brace for pricier car parts
15 August 2022
PETALING JAYA: The next time you send your car for servicing or have parts replaced, expect it to burn a bigger hole in your pocket as spare part prices are racing ahead. Automo...
Mat rempit want winnings in cash, not women
15 August 2022
PETALING JAYA: With winnings from street racing surging to as high as RM50,000 a race, mat rempit have found it hard to turn down the lucrative but illegal activity, Kosmo! Ahad re...
Duckhams announces rebranding in Malaysia and Singapore
15 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Engine oil brand Duckhams has announced its rebranding and repackaging of products in Malaysia and Singapore to align its regional presence with the overall global po...
How to make sure your e-car's battery has a long and healthy...
14 August 2022
BERLIN: While many gained a sense of security, even satisfaction, through filling up the tank of a vehicle with a combustion engine, things are a little different when it comes to ...
Saving power: EVs of the future will be streamlined lightwei...
14 August 2022
BERLIN: Faster, more powerful, more comfortable — competition is tough in the electric car market. The race for customer satisfaction has been leading to ever greater power cons...
Police vow no let-up in blitz against illegal racers
14 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: To ensure the safety of all road users, the police will continue their crackdown against illegal racers nationwide, says Inspector-­General of Police Tan Sri Acryl Sa...
Cops in Penang use videos to nab and charge mat rempit
14 August 2022
BUTTERWORTH: The police in Penang are taking a different approach to combat the menace of illegal street racing in the state. A police source said instead of carrying out standard ...
Porsche 911 Sally Special: one-of-a-kind piece for a good ca...
13 August 2022
UPDATE: Porsche 911 Sally Special sold for record US$3.6 million at RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction. STUTTGART: Porsche and Pixar Animation Studios have unveiled a very specia...
Top US auto safety regulator stepping down
13 August 2022
WASHINGTON: The top US auto safety regulator is stepping down to return to the California Air Resources Board, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday. ...
Why electric vehicles don't glide silently through the stree...
13 August 2022
BERLIN: Electric cars can creep up on you and suddenly come quite close. Now, they make a sort of whirring noise that could just as well be mistaken for a UFO, or a slow sort of pl...
Govt plans to build drag racing circuits in all states
13 August 2022
KUALA NERUS: The government plans to build a drag racing circuit in all states to enhance the development of motor sports in the country. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri ...
Malaysia to impose end-of-life vehicle policy by 2025
12 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is studying a suitable approach to implement the end-of-life vehicle (ELV) management policy by 2025, says Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. The Science, Technolo...
Malaysia signs deal with Maldives to recognise each other's ...
12 August 2022
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia and the Republic of Maldives will have a mutual recognition of domestic driving licences effective next month. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Si...
Mazda seeks to reduce dependence on Chinese supplies after C...
12 August 2022
TOKYO: Mazda Motor Corp said today it would ask its parts suppliers to increase stockpiles in Japan and produce components outside China after Covid-19 lockdowns in Shanghai destab...
Lamborghini takes SUV record at Pikes Peak with new Urus
12 August 2022
BOLOGNA: The new Urus is coming soon, and Lamborghini thought it would be a capital idea to show its prowess on one of the toughest challenges known to cars and their drivers. T...
Automakers scramble to decode new US EV tax credits
12 August 2022
WASHINGTON: US automakers and dealers are scrambling to figure out if they can still offer US$7,500 (RM33,428) tax credits to would-be buyers of electric vehicles (EVs), as Congres...
Porsche Taycan sets new Nürburgring record
12 August 2022
STUTTGART: Porsche development driver Lars Kern took just seven minutes and 33 seconds to complete a lap in the Taycan Turbo S, thus setting a new record for a series-production el...
Hurricane conditions slam Europe’s car sector before hard wi...
12 August 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen’s finance arm expects earnings to decline this year because rising interest rates and inflation are starting to weigh on car demand. Customers are debating wh...